newsyslog.conf syntax 5.1-RELEASE
m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Sun Aug 10 14:15:19 PDT 2003
On Sun, Aug 10, 2003 at 01:28:35PM -0500, Redmond Militante wrote:
> hi all
> i'm getting the following message from the cron daemon on a 5.1-RELEASE box.
> newsyslog: malformed at:
> /var/log/firewall_logs 600 14 * $DO Z
> i've been trying to set up newsyslog so that it archives my firewall logs every night at midnight. can anyone tell me what's wrong with my syntax on this line?
Looks fine to me. You could try @T00 instead of $D0 to specify
midnight, but the manual page says those are equivalent anyhow.
At a complete guess: no newline at end of file? Incorrect syntax on
an earlier line?
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 26 The Paddocks
PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Marlow
Tel: +44 1628 476614 Bucks., SL7 1TH UK
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